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Food Assistance, Volunteers Keep Family Positive

For all the setbacks, challenges and uncertainties there’s been some good that’s emerged from the pandemic, says Gabriel Moreno. The Memphian, who lost his maintenance job because of the virus and who is now cutting yards for income, visited a Mobile Pantry in May. “We are optimistic, and a big reason for it is because of the food from the Food Bank – it’s great,” said Morena, father of three girls who attend White Station Middle, White Station Elementary... Read More
Posted by Andrew Bell at Monday, May 18, 2020
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Donation Collaboration Feeds Vets for Thanksgiving

For Jeff Park’s second time in two years to receive a Thanksgiving meal from a donation event outside the Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane, he brought two friends who know one another from the Veterans Administration Hospital. The men , along with another 1,000 local veterans identified by  Alpha Omega Veterans Services and social services via the City of Memphis, benefitted from the distribution of bags of groceries from Kroger and hams from Smithfield Foods. Along with Billy... Read More
Posted by Andrew Bell at Thursday, November 15, 2018
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For Homeless, A Soup Kitchen Resembling ‘Paradise'

St. Mary’s Awarded Partner Agency of the Year O ver the past six years Martin Johnson can relay stories of homeless men and women who “made it” off the streets. As the supervisor of the longest continuing soup kitchen in the U.S., St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen, Martin refers to one man, Tony, once a regular visitor to the Monday through Saturday morning meal line near St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, as one of many success stories. “I saw Tony every... Read More
Posted by Andrew Bell
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